We gave you the African countries quiz and you killed it. Now, we want to see how you’ll perform in a West African quiz. Note: If the text you’re typing turns red, then it’s either wrong or incorrectly spelt. Goodluck!
So you live in Lagos, or somewhere in Nigeria and you feel like you need a break from the stress of being Nigerian or living in Nigeria, you don’t have to look far out when you’re thinking of places to run to and hide for a few days or weeks. The Jollof road team has […]
When planning a vacation, no one ever really thinks of Sierra Leone as a holiday destination. But I’d like to change that. Sierra Leone is a small country with a population of about 7 million people. It is famous for “blood diamonds” that were mined and sold during a civil war in order to purchase […]
Crossing any border can get very tedious, but West African borders rank the highest on the spectrum because the process can drive you up the wall (most times). We’ve been travelling around West Africa by road and so far, we’ve had 9 border crossings. I decided to rank them from the most stressful to the […]
One meal that connects all of West Africa is Jollof rice. Although we have different names for it and can never agree on who has the best recipe, Jollof rice has overtime become a West African marker. However, travelling on the Jollof road, the team discovered that beyond Jollof Rice, we have so many similar […]
On October 7, we (the Jollof team) headed to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from Cape Coast, Ghana. Our experience in Ivory Coast started off on the wrong foot – arrogant officials at the border at Elubo and then, rude staff at the hotel we lodged at. It felt all too familiar; Abidjan reminded us of Lagos […]
Going on a road trip is an adventure that requires a lot of packing and planning; the road can be annoying, and you’re going to be far away from the comforts of your home — better to be safe than sorry. The Jollof Road team are currently touring West African countries, having the best time […]
How Jollof went from local experiment to global icon.
You probably already know the things to eat when you travel across West Africa, but have you ever wondered what to drink?
The WAEC Hurdle.
No matter how much we argue, we are still brothers someway!
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